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Washington University School of Medicine

BrainPlaques

Caption: Amyloid plaques (shown in red) dot the brain of a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists have found that an antidepressant can reduce production of the primary component in these plaques.

Credit: John Cirrito, Ph.D.

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